1979 Ford Cortina 2.0GL
The family and commercial travellers favourite for two decades, the MkIV Cortina was a surprisingly competent, good-to-drive and good-looking motor. Ford sensibly offered structured trim level hierarchy that delighted both fleet operators and badge-obsessed suburbia. The auctioneer says this mid-range model (sitting between the L and the Ghia) has had two previous owners and the MoT record confirms the mileage at 42,000. It comes with comprehensive history and original handbooks.